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CBS
Jan 23, 2010 6:00pm EST
midsize sedan in america. we speak the 2010 ford fusion hybrid. get in... and drive one. >> clark: there are a few of them hanging around here. >> verne: j-e-t-s, jets, jets, jets -- get your hat on straight. pittman just fouled out. >> verne: rick barnes had hopes he was going to be a factor today. >> clark: yeah, and i anticipated that he would be too. just never really was able to get going. the early foul trouble. kind of stifled what he was able to do. for texas to be the best it can be, he's got to get back to being that double-figure scorer that he was in 11 of the first 14 games. had a monster game against north carolina. big game against michigan state as well, i think -- i know the north carolina game, he was terrific. >> verne: big double-double in that game but he's fouled out for the first time this year and now gavin edwards at the free-throw line. his father, earl edwards -- we speak about the nfl -- gavin edwards' dad, earl, long-time player in the nfl. four different teams, mostly with the 49ers. from gilbert, arizona. tried football and the youngster said "uh-uh.
CBS
Jan 24, 2010 6:30pm EST
recording says he's osama bin laden and he's threatening the united states. >> america will never dream of living in peace. >> reporter: the arab network al-jazeera was the first to launch the tape. >> our attacks on you will continue. >> reporter: he also threatens president obama with more attacks on the u.s. if america continues to support israel. the obama administration is firing back. >> this is somebody that has to pop up in our lives over an audiotape because he's nothing but a cowardly murderess thug and terrorist. >> reporter: experts say it is similar to previous recordings by osama bin laden and that it does suggest another attack could occur within the next 12 months. >> we are going to continue to be on the offense against bin laden, against al-qaeda to protect the american people. >> reporter: in the minute long tape, bin laden also prays the would be christmas day bomber who admits to being trained by al-qaeda in yemen but terrorism experts say there is no evidence whatsoever that bin laden had anything to do with abdulmutallab's plot and the tape may be an attempt by bin l
CBS
Jan 19, 2010 6:00am EST
the miss america pageant. why is it relevant in 2010? it's very civic and uplifting. stay tuned, you'll be shocked. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, , >>> this is wjz and wjz.com, baltimore. >> good morning, maryland, now don scott, marty bass, breaking news with wjz news team, your first warning weather and traffic control with sharon gibala. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> hello again, it's a cold day's start but that cold. sharon gibala in traffic control. marty is over at first warning weather. >> looking at some beautiful statistics. going to 50 degrees at lunch. which is nine degrees above normal on the way to 51, 52 degrees. we're at about 31 right now. at about 45-49 during the dinner hour. it's going to be a super tuesday in january. don. >>> thank you. there's always trouble somewhere and sharon has it in traffic control. >> reporter: there's more trouble on the roads now than ten minutes ago. a bunch of accidentses including the one on the west side of the beltway on the outer loop at baltimore national pike blocking the lane with a 20-minute delay. watch for a new wreck on 83
CBS
Jan 4, 2010 6:00pm EST
economy to the environment, what is america doing to meet the challenges ahead. we'll preview our network wide series, where america stands. plus despite all our problems, a new, cbs poll shows an awful lot of optimism about our future. we'll find out more on next. >>> here's a look at closing numbers from wall street,,,,,,,, >>> winter is here, and the season can get very cold. will tomorrow be any different? meteorologist bernadette woods is in the newsroom with what we can expect yesterday. >> it's going to be more of the same. temperatures are cold, as we head through the afternoon, temperatures not going up that much. the clouds will build in, there could be a couple of flurries as we head through the afternoon. the same idea on wednesday, but then on thursday, we start to see a few changes here. you notice temperatures creeping up, not even into the 40s but creeping up from where they are right now. a storm could bring us temperatures in the 40s before refreshing up on the weekend. >>> the new season of the bachelor kicks awe on abc tonight. but first only et can fake you in
CBS
Jan 20, 2010 4:00pm EST
christoforous has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> reporter: bank of america lost more than $5 billion in the final three months of last year. the loss came from bad consumer loans, as well as the company's repayment of its government bailout money. b of a's new ceo says he expects economic conditions to remain fragile you through the end of the year. at morgan stanley, they have shifted from losses to gains. that led to a profit of over $600 million in the last period. the second winning quarter after a year of losses. in the housing market, construction. new homes and apartments fell 4% in december. partly because bad weather delayed projects across the country. permits increased. and that could point to an upswing in spring. looking at the broader global picture. the uinated nations will continue to recover in year. but the comeback will be fragileil and uneven. the u.n. sees a global growth rate of 2.4%. here in the u.s., when children are not in school, they're spending just about every waking minute on an electronic twice. a study from the kaiser family foundation, looks
CBS
Jan 12, 2010 6:00pm EST
america stands," with a at how new treatments may stave off this devastating disease. only on the cbs evening news. >>> here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> a warmup finally coming. wjz is live with fiermt first warning weather coverage. first, meteorologist bernadette woods is going to make us all happy. she has a more detailed look at what we can expect. bernadette? >> we begin to thaw out. tomorrow morning, going to be a cold one. we'll start off around 20 degrees. but as we head through the afternoon. sunshine, clouds will warm up to about 40 degrees. that's still below the average of 41. but it's in the right direction, right? tomorrow night, we still drop. but there's continued warmup in the five-day forecast. for more on that, here's bob. >> i think thursday and friday feel pretty good. 40, 44. 48. 42 on saturday. there's a chance we may be on the northern edge of rain or sweat snow perhaps. >>> the woman at the center of a reality show scandal is speaking out. mark steines has more from hollywood. >> reporter: coming up on entertainment
CBS
Jan 25, 2010 6:00am EST
announcer ] this is america. and this is our cheese. kraft singles. american cheese. only one nation could create it. and that nation is...america. a nation of dreamers, try-harders, doers. try doing this with roquefort. it's made with milk, never oil like some other slices. it is the culmination of the american dream, all wrapped up in individual slices. kraft singles. the american cheese. >>> here come your updates from marty and sharon. >> coming to the end of this run, want you to give it a couple hours. sound the all-clear. you may be watching, reisterstown, hunt valley, columbia, i think you're going to see a little more rain before it's over with. no problems coming home from work and school. partly sunny and breezy. look how warm it'll be today. mid-50s. now to a high of 64. 6 shy of 70. now over to sharon gibala, wjz traffic control. >> too many problems to mention for this morning's commute, all of them at least. we have an accident working on 70 though. westbound lanes at 32. watch for a shed in the middle of the road. a downed tree also between mount carmel and mount zion
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 6:00am EST
quit, i don't quit, that's what president said to america last night. kye jackson from capitol hill on the state of the union address. >> reporter: good morning. president obama hoping to use his first state of the union address on health reform, but he had to focus on the economy. the president of the united states. >> reporter: president obama enters congress for his first state of the union address. one year in, the president says that the economy and job creation are at the top of his agenda. >> people are out of work, they're hurting. they need our help. i want a jobs bill on my desk without delay. >> reporter: he spoke about last year's bank bailout. >> i hated it, you hated it, it was about as popular as a root canal. >> reporter: he's proposing new tax credit. >> a new tax credit for one million small businesses who hire new workers or raise wages. while we're at it, let's also eliminate all gains on small business investments and provide a tax incentives for all large businesses an all small businesses to invest in plants and equipment. >> reporter: congress says it does not m
CBS
Jan 22, 2010 6:00am EST
respects we are a proxy for many special needs families in america and if we can share in part the determination about traying to move toward the cure, chasing that miracle but also chasing the miracle of living life every day and how we cope with adversity and some of that is what we write about in the book as well. >> i don't want to -- i want to lighten this up a little bit. your kids have normal brains, they're like normal kids so all of a sudden hear's brendan fraser who, you know, the mummy, have they seen the movie? >> have they seen extraordinary measures? >> have they seen the movie the mummy? >> oh, all three of them, absolutely. >> the guy that chased the mummy is playing you. did you ever have any of those conversations? >> absolutely. when i first told them it was brendan fraser my older son john who's healthy, he was sp at the time his eyes lit up. he said dad, this is great, with these guys they're going to end up shooting their way to a cure. >> i would have held out for the rock. >> man, i'm telling you, it's pretty cool. >> maybe there will be a sequel. >> thanks
CBS
Jan 8, 2010 5:00pm EST
and muslims throughout the world are on the side of america and on the side of the world. we're not going to allow terrorism, or terrorists to hijack or religion. >> reporter: abdulmutallab was moved under heavy security. back to the prison, where he will remain until his next court date. drew levinson, cbs news, detroit. >> counter terror officials and other experts say the botched christmas day bombing and december 30th assault demonstrate al qaeda can react quickly when opportunities arrive. >>> still ahead on eyewitness news at 5:00. dangerous music player. one family's claim that an ipod put a toddler in a hospital. >>> i'm suzanne collins in annapolis. when a man refuses to stop texting in the courtroom, it leads to a scuff, broken bone -- scuffle, broken bones and a new consideration in cell phone policy. >>> beat a cold in the cold. the key items to stock up on to survive in this brutal weather. >>> and as mary said, this cold when is moving in. the updated forecast with bob is next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> texting and refusing to stop in a court leads to broken bones and
CBS
Jan 25, 2010 4:00pm EST
that the president is still in touch with middle class america? >> no. i think he comes across as being kind of like an elitist. a professor, talking great ideals. >> reporter: others wish the change the candidate promised would have come faster but believes he can still deliver. >> part of me who is a realist who understands that, boy, a year is not a long time. >> reporter: by focusing on jobs in the economy, the president hopes to reconnect with americans during the state of the union address and buy more time to turn things around. >> reporter: in washington, joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> the initiatives for middle class families were only part of the president's proposed budget if for fiscal year 2011. and as the president focuses on economic recovery. according to a new report, sales fell 16.7% last month. that's the largest monthly drop in more than 47 years. lawmakers were not expecting such a dramatic decrease, because they extemedded -- extended the tax credit for first-time home buyers. experts say it could be a sign that it won't expire. >>> there say benefit for
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 6:00pm EST
in that shining moment in 1969, anything seemed possible for america. >> after that monumental space flight, neil armstrong announced that he would never fly in space again. he started teaching others about his experiences. >> amazing experiences, too. >>> boy, i'm glad i shoveled off my driveway last night. because of all of that slush out there. >> we are turning cold. and we are going to stay there for a while. right now, not too bad. 38 degrees outside at this point. you can see the winds are picking up out of the west/northwest. and that's going to usher in this new round of cold air. we'll feel the difference and have the forecast when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> we could be in a frozen wonderland very soon. we saw is last -- it last night, didn't we? >> it was fun out there. hope you guys had a great new year's also. and a safe one also. we see a couple of flurries and sprinkles making their way across the state. what we've got going on here, a few of them. that is it. but don't be surprised if you see some of them coming out of the skies. this is very light. al
CBS
Jan 6, 2010 4:00pm EST
, if you can tell us, this is something we are seeing far too frequently across america. do you ever see a day when we will no longer seeing major politicians being convicted in courts of law and in some cases for stupid situations? >> remember, now, since i'm a recovering politician, you know, i feel, take a little umbrance at what you say. we've had a lot of mayors that were not charged or convicted of anything and generally, you know the people who run for office are doing it because they really want to serve the community. i think in this instance, there was, you know, some serious misjudgment made but it's very important, if we want to look at any bright side of this, to note that throughout the investigation and the charges as it relates to mayor dixon, there therewas never a suggestion of bribery, that is taking a gift in return for doing some kind of favor. >> that's former baltimore mayor curt smoke and he talked about the english tradition. there's another saying, heavy is the head that wears the crown. that will fall upon stephanie rawlings blake. >>> still to come, mayor
CBS
Jan 29, 2010 4:00pm EST
animals. the 4-year-old giant panda, tisean, will soon be traveling back to china. the cub america saw grow up will be heading to a breeding program, where he will hopefully meet a mate. the zoo says it hopes the boast for ty and hopes he makes the best transition. >> he lived with his mom and dad longer than any other baby panda has in captivity. hopefully he'll learn something and learn more in china. >> reporter: giant pandas are still one of the most critically endangered species on the planet, with fewer than twitch00 in the wild. >>> medical breakthrough. people with breathing problems often spend too much time in the hospitals. but new technology could help them get ahead in life. that's healthwatch. >>> i'm ron matz, at the timonium fairground. and it's time for the expo. meet jack the kangaroo, coming up here on wjz. >>> and we stay clear of winter. winter weather, that is. the weekend forecast is still ahead. wjz is always on. for the top stories on wjz.com, instant updates and first warning weather all the time, click wjz.com. >>> it's cold outside. can't get that from t
CBS
Jan 24, 2010 8:00am EST
saying there would be no peace for america until there is security for palestinians. >>> the haitian government formally called off search efforts yesterday, but hours later, crews made an incredible rescue from the rubble, a 24- year-old man was buried alive for 11-days in a hotel grocery store. karen brown has this story. >> reporter: define the odds, a 24-year-old man pulled from the ruins of a hotel in haiti days after the earthquake. surviving on beer, soda and cookies, is he in good condition. on friday, it was hand reaching out for life. 21-year-old imanual buto wassed from the wreckage of his home. he survived by dripping his even european and lost so much weight, he needed a rope to hold up his pants, but these may be some of the last to be pulled from the rubble in haiti. the government has declared an end to the americansy search and rescue phase. >> we have to accept as the days go on, chances get slimmer. >> reporter: united nations said it has been the most successful rescue effort in its history. now, the main focus is providing relief supplies to the estimated 1.5 mil
CBS
Jan 15, 2010 5:00pm EST
neighbors in the americas. and for americans, they are family and friends. it's characteristic of the american people to help others in time of such severe need. >> as help from around the world trickles into haiti, word of who survived is trickling out. mike schuh reports, one baltimore-based nonprofit struggled to learn the fate of its workers there. >> so many deaths. so much destruction. war communication. terrible worry. 1500 miles away. in tranquil fells point. leslie mancuso presides over japiego, a healthy nonprofit. the ones top of mind are those in haiti. >> our first worry was, how were our team, family members and their families? >> without word, they asked all of the other groups for help. >> we have been there for 15 years. so when you work like we do in helping a country train its doctors and midwives and work like maternal child health, you have friendships. >> reporter: yesterday, they received an e-mail that three of the staff members were safe. but three were unaccounted for. then, this morning, a phone call from the doctor in charge saying that he and two others we
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 4:00pm EST
growth. >> reporter: tonight, where america stands on the war on cancer. >> knowledge will provide us with a new way of attacking this dreaded enemy. >> reporter: i'm katie couric, cbs news. >> you can see more of the report tonight at johns hopkins on the "cbs evening news" at 6:00. >>> another rough report from wall street today. disappointing economic numbers sent the markets into a downward spiel. the dow jones industrial average was down 113 points. the s&p is down 13 points. -- downward spiral. the dow jones industrial average was down 113 points. the s&p is down 13 points. >>> the company that supplies toyota with gas pedal systems is shipping replacement parts to to to the factories. gm and ford are trying to cash in on toyota's misfortune. they are offering incentives, including 0% financing and cash back on most models for toyota trade ins. >>> ford posted its first profit in four years. the only u.s. automaker not to take government money made $2.7 billion last year. it expects to remain profitable this year. >>> the labor department says new unemployment claims fell by 8,0
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
weather. the fireworks went off without a hitch. the ports america new year's eve spectacular. >> live at the inner harbor. >> reporter: 5,000 explosives synchronized with music lit up baltimore skyline for 17 minutes. thousands braved the rain and cold to dance in the new year at the inner harbor. one couple drove all the way from new jersey. >> it's great, it's beautiful here. everyone is so friendly. having a great time. >> reporter: 2010 is looking bright. happy new year. >> beautiful. the party in new york city, thousands of people flocked to times square to see the ball drop as the new years day gets started. someone has to clean up the mess. crews out right now trying to sweep up all of that trash. >>> the president is in his home state of hawaii. they posted a message praising the country for rising up to meet the channels of 2009. he and the first family watched avatar while on vacation. >> a class in m maryland celebrating. thousands waking up with new year's resolutions. let's go to kelly with a look. >> reporter: it's a brand new year and a brand new decade, we were able to
CBS
Jan 26, 2010 6:09pm EST
productive plant in the united states of america. >> reporter: the money will go toward a new facility that will build electric motors to be used in hybrid and electric cars and trucks. >> this is the first facility here in the entire country to make these electric motors. >> the expanse of this -- expansion of this plant will generate a significant influx of income and jobs in the greater baltimore area. >> reporter: allison says 200 people will be added to their staff. and the announcement ensures current employees job security. >> being a gm employee for as long as i have, this is actually new. and as they indicated, you went from having jobs that were in mexico, well, potentially in mexico, now they're coming to us here in maryland. >> reporter: the plant first went green by manufacturing hybrid transmissions. >> this is a big announcement for maryland. and potentially a big announcement for our country. because this is the next generation of electric ride motors for automobiles. >> reporter: in addition to the 200 jobs created here in in maryland, gm estimates some 1700 new jobs will b
CBS
Jan 17, 2010 8:00am EST
still in it. and now we go to the playoff, we were one of 8 cities in america involved in the playoff. we're in the upper 25% of the nfl two years in a row. >> we have something to be proud of. >> they kept us in the game halfway through january. that's not a bad thing. >> but the weather is not going to be good. >> it's going to be great. it might sound strange, but i wish it would rain. it's going to be just rain. no big deal. just 1/4" to 1/2" of rain. temperature is not dropping. zero snow in the forecast. the winds now coming at us because low pressure approaches from the south at 7 miles per hour. the barometer at 29.98. it's going to fall through the course of the day. 36 degrees in oakland. it's a mild morning. 34 cumberland. 37 hagerstown. 39 d.c. and easton and packs river. westminister at 40. 38 columbia. 36 rock hall. it's a big slug of moisture. we didn't have the mile pull of air, we could have been looking at quite a wintery scenario. it is just going to remain rain and we keep it mild here until we move into the middle of next week. we see temperatures dip a bit. we go
CBS
Jan 5, 2010 6:00pm EST
accountable, but so far, no heads rolled over the close call on christmas day. >> the council of america says that it's religious profiling. >>> we are now counting down the days until the ravens big palafer. fans are painting the town purple. live downtown, we have more on the purple fever. >> reporter: absolutely. you know we have felt it all season long, that purple fever and now we can see it all over baltimore. ravens fans are so devoted they came out to watch the ground crew paint everything purple. >> i'm not getting off of this thing. >> behind every great masterpiece. >> i'll start off with purple. >> it's careful preparation, solid execution and above all else powerful inspiration. >> going to win the super bowl. >> we are baltimore, home of the ravens and whenever the team makes the playoffs, the power house inspires the city to create. after hours of stenciling and painting, logos on federal hill and city hall. considering sean the master painter. >> i think it's kind of neat to see to see how it starts and finishes. >> reporter: it does not make it an easy task, you can see
CBS
Jan 21, 2010 4:00pm EST
bank of america. >>> goldman sachs was an exception. it continued to outshine the industry. it rewarded its employees with more than $16 billion in salaries and bonuses. that's up about 50% from 2008. but still less than expected. >>> the unemployment picture isn't getting much brighter. the number of americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits jumped last week to the first time ever. >>> corporations may spend freely to oppose candidates. the decision reverse is a 20- year-old limit on corporate political campaign spending. >>> and you tube is breaking into the movie rental business. starting tomorrow, it will offer five films from the upcoming sun dance film festival, for $3.99 each. it hopes to offer more films in the coming months. for more, you can watch cbs money watch.com. in new york, i'm alexis christoforous. >>> coming up next on eyewitness news at 4:00. washed out in california. residents are dope -- coping with heavy rainfall and mudslides falling throughout the golden state. >>> i'm ron matz, on german hill road. celebrating 100 years in business. a dun
CBS
Jan 7, 2010 4:00pm EST
boarding a plane for america. and the steps we're going to take to prevent that from happening again. secretary of homeland security janet napolitano will discuss her review of aviation screening, technology, and how that bomber boarded a plane with 300 people. so today, i want to briefly summarize the discussions. in an ever-changing world, the first line of defense is timely, accurate intelligence, that is shared, integrated, analyzed, and acted upon quickly and effectively. that's what the intelligence reform largely after the 9/11 attacks do. and what they do every day. but rnt fortunate-- unfortunately, that's not what happened. first, although our intelligence community had learned a great deal about the al qaeda affiliate in gemmen, called al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, that we knew that they sought to strike the united states, and that they were recruiting operatives to do so, the intelligence community did not aggressively follow up on and prioritize particular streams of intelligence, related to a possible attack against the homeland. second, this contributed to a
CBS
Jan 18, 2010 6:00am EST
success score only in america. we'll have that for you. we'll look at traffic and weather when we come back. ,,,,, >>> welcome back. yesterday eserine is finally out of here. if it had been cold, that would have been serious winter weather. it's mild today and tomorrow, though. the wind chill knocks us back to normal through the five-day. 51 the high today, partly sunny skies. tonight partly cloudy and 32. tomorrow partly sunny, going for a high of 50. rolling back into the mid to low 40s wednesday and thursday, 35 friday and 39 saturday. >>> not much to talk about this monday morning, just a disabled vehicle into us 95 near white marsh. it's on the shoulder there. otherwise a gas main break on route 91 still closed between deer park road and old gamblinger road. there's a look at the drive times, not looking bad there. west side looking wide open. this traffic report brought to you by toyota. when you need to go in the rain, sleet or snow, your toyota dealer has the right that's right for you. >>> this morning we have a great segment with kevin. >> welcome to the morning edition. so t
CBS
Jan 14, 2010 4:00pm EST
like to say thank you on behalf of the crew and the ship for your interest. we will do america proud. >> reporter: a lot of marylanders will be taking part in the effort. >> alex, thank you. our complete coverage of the earthquake in haiti continues with live coverage from the newsroom with denise koch. >> reporter: a man went back to haiti last month and he described the images. >> it is amazing to see the magnitude of the houses destroyed and the people that are walking around and the houses are not safe. bodies are lined up on both sides of the street. dead bodies. dead bodies. >> reporter: now there is a lot of information out there right now about helping the people in haiti, but not all of it is as credible. here are organizations worth donating to. you can donate $10 to the red cross efforts by texting "haiti" to 90999. you can find out about donating to yele haiti or doctors without borders. we have a list on our web site at wjz.com. mary back to you. >> thank you. wjz has the latest on the situation in haiti right now. aid has started arriving in rating from around the world
CBS
Jan 25, 2010 6:00pm EST
men. president obama unveils a host of new initiatives. he hopes america's shrinking middle class, as joel brown reports. this comes just before his state of the union address, when his approval rating is dropping. >> reporter: president obama is trying to make a point this week. that he understands how ordinary americans are struggling. in a preview of wednesday's state of the union address, the president pitched several new proposals, aimed at the middle class. >> proposals that make it a bit easier for families to get by. students to get ahead and for workers to retire. >> reporter: vice president joe biden outlined the specifics. doubling the child tax credit for families earning less than $85,000. increasing the funding for child programs. and capping student loans so recent graduates don't have to pay more than 10% of their income. >> a change like that makes a real difference for a kid just out of school. >> reporter: the administration is also calling for more money to help family. and want all workers to offer retirement savings account. >> the polls indicate president obama
CBS
Jan 21, 2010 5:00pm EST
. >> here we are, embarking on our first world tour. and this is our first week in america. >> reporter: the opera show comes just over one year after the baltimore opera company announced it was bankrupt. and then proceeded to auction off costumes and equipment. >> reporter: crowds bid on more than 300 items, including this show curtain and this buddha. >> it really hurts us to do this. but there was no other way out. >> reporter: after 58 years, opera in baltimore was silenced. the result of a struggling economy. the baltimore symphony has also seen a drop in ticket sales. but the show must go on. and it's hoped performances like this one can once again set the stage for opera in baltimore. >> and the baltimore opera company performed for 58 years before closing its doors in 2008. kai, back to you. >> all right, jessica, thank you. >>> the opera show is being performed here in baltimore for one night only. tickets to tonight's show are still available. >> all right. it's tonight. >>> and no weather issues tonight. but later on, perhaps some stuff coming away. >>> temps right now, well
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
, there's an ally. the uss carl vinson is running south as part of america's effort to help. and crews on the navy's floating hospital, the uss comfort, stationed in baltimore, are already preparing in case an official order comes down. family members are waiting to hear, too. but their wait is agonizing. >> i said of all times, you know? i wish maybe it was a day later. you know, but we -- we're all christian people. and we feel that it's just in god's hands now. >> reporter: and beam says her brother, along with his entire group are supposed to be staying at a hotel, in port-au- prince. but as of tonight, they have not heard from him whether they even made it there or whether that hotel is standing. we're live, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> and our complete coverage continues now with meteorologist bernadette woods with more on why this earthquake was so devastating. bernadette? >> reporter: well, any time you have a 7.0 magnitude quake. that is high on the scale. major on a scale that runs up to 10.0. unfortunately, for this country, already poor. and already devastated from
CBS
Jan 8, 2010 6:00pm EST
muslims and muslims throughout the world are on the side of america and on the side of the world. we're not going to allow terrorism or terrorists to hijack our religion. >> reporter: abdulmutallab was moved under heavy security, back to the prison, where he will remain until his next court date. true levinson, cbs news, detroit. >>> the top obama administration official says the suspect could be offer said a plea deal, in exchange for valuable information about his contacts in yemen and elsewhere. >>> still to come tonight on we'll's eyewitness news. cold combat. you know fruit helps keep you from getting sick. but some other unusual foods may do even more. >>> i'm alex demetrick. coming up, breathing new life into old history. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> i'm suzanne collins in annapolis, when a man refuses to stop texting in the courtroom. it leads to a scuffle, broken bones and consideration of a new cell phone policy. that's coming up next. >>> very cold night ahead. stick around for the forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> texting and refusing to stop leads to m
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Jan 27, 2010 6:00pm EST
of congress and america tonight at 9:00. political observers say the president must tell americans how he's going to put them back to work. and also tell them how he's going to get the economy back on track. one thing is clear, this speech comes at a very critical time in america's history. >> reporter: president obama will try to convince skeptical voters to put their faith back into his agenda. >> it's a good one. >> reporter: when he takes the podium for his state of the union address, the president wants wants to reconnect with middle class voters. people like robert boyd, a farmer from colorado. >> i want to hear how he's going to deal with the deficit. >> boyd will get his wish. about two-thirds of the president's speech will focus on jobs, the economy, and reducing the deficit. he's expected to lay out new plans to jump-start the job markets. like offering tax incentives to businesses that expand or buy new equipment. but that may not be enough to convince some of the voters who tune in tonight. >> i feel that we have been find of floundering for the last year. he doesn't se
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Jan 28, 2010 6:00pm EST
system. >> this is the initial investment to make sure high- speed rail comes to america. >> that's really the essence of it. >> reporter: maryland is one of 31 states getting the cash, making rail and cargo transportation faster and easier in the northeast corridor. >> baltimore is a huge hub area for the rail service. so this is very important for maryland. it's important for our entire region. >> reporter: the money will pay for a new station at bwi marshall and a new train tunnel in baltimore. >> we're going to get money through the b&p tunnel. it was built before the civil war. it is dangerous. it has curves. it's a bottleneck. and if anything happens, god forbid. >> more than 1500 miles of track in the northeast will be upgraded. >> reporter: some of the biggest winners include california, which is getting $2 billion of this funding. and a route from chicago to st. louis is getting more than $1 billion. >> but can the federal government afford it? some have criticized the obama administration for spending too much. more than $1.3 trillion this year. >> all of it will not be pa
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Jan 29, 2010 6:00am EST
and little gals in america, kiss our dat. i can't believe they haven't gone after the terrible town. >> i believe the terrible towel has a logo on it. >> i don't think so. i cannot believe that they go after who dat, imagine like every pittsburgh steelers fan standing in front of the headquarters in new york. thought they were brainless, they haven't gone after the terrible towel. saints fans say heck with it. >> out at the world of pets expo. tie me kangaroo down. let's look at the weather first. going to show you a graphic. is this a pretty impressive area of low pressure bringing snow south of the area tomorrow. it got a start over southern california following i-10 across the country picking up gulf moisture. over the next 12 hours tapping moisture off of the capes. here it is, current location is actually out over the midwest southern plain states. forecast of the day calls for a high of 27. we have cold air over the region with a breeze that is going to feel like 20 today. right now it's 19. windchills at 11. all we're mentioning is a couple of snow showers. just doesn't appea
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Jan 12, 2010 4:00pm EST
america stands with a look of how knew treatments could help this disease. >>> a call for help, a mother of a county teen killed by an amtrak teen wants to make sure it doesn't happen again. what she's proposing. >>> the president's popularity takes a hit, we have the results of a poll. >>> when we look back and say remember those days when we used to talk on the phone while driving, wasn't that stupid to do. >> cell phones and driving, why some say it's an unnecessary distraction and we should hang up. host: could switching to geico really save yo 15% or more on car insurance? host: did the waltons take way too long to say goodnight? mom: g'night john boy. g'night mary ellen. mary ellen: g'night mama. g'night erin. elizabeth: g'night john boy. jim bob: g'night grandpa. elizabeth: g'night ben. jim bob: elizabeth: g'night jim bob. jim bob: g'night everybody, grandpa: g'night everybody. jim bob: g'night daddy. >>> this is wjz tv, wjz hd and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city, to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> it
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Jan 27, 2010 4:00pm EST
>>> state of the union. president obama prepares to address the nation and assure america he's on the right track. >> hi, everybody. i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. president obama is putting the finishing touches on his very first state of the union speech. he is expected to focus his address on jobs and the economy in a time where his own approval rating has dropped. wjz and kai jackson are live in washington, d.c. with a preview of what the president will say tonight. good evening, kai. >> reporter: good afternoon, mary. if this speech is about anything here tonight in washington, d.c., it is about the future of the nation. right now, the president is taking a great deal of heat and criticism for the economy, as well as jobs and other issues like healthcare and others to a lesser degree. tonight, we have a preview of that speech and what the president is expected to say. >> president obama will stand before a divided congress and an unhappy nation tonight to deliver his state of the union address. he is going to of to try to convince them that he's fixing
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Jan 27, 2010 5:00pm EST
to concentrate on. things that people can feel and see and know are coming. because america is hurting. the other thing i've told him is that he's got to make americans and marylanders realize that he feels their pain. i think a lot of times, people get the impression that maybe the president is so busy trying to deal with so many issues, that he does not feel what they're feeling. and he's not to do that. >> reporter: now, among those in attendance tonight, inside of the capitol, during the president's speech, will be baltimore -- soon-to be baltimore mayor, stephanie rawlings-blake. as you know, the mayor was here trying to repair relations between the mayor and the white house. that was hurt by the scandal against sheila dixon. now, let's hear from stephanie rawlings-blake about what she hopes to hear from the president. >> and that president obama's first state of the union is historic. and i have goose bumps when i think about it. i'm very, very excited. this is a big time for president obama. and i am proud to represent our city to be in the room as he talks about how he'
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Jan 8, 2010 4:00pm EST
muslims and muslims throughout the world are on the side of america and on the side of the world. we're not going to allow terrorism or terrorists to hijack or religion. >> reporter: abdulmutallab was moved under heavy security, back to the prison, where he will remain until his next court date. drew levinson, cbs news, new york. >> count terrorism officials and others say the botched christmas day airliner bombing of a december 30th assault demonstrated that al qaeda and its supporters can react quickly when opportunities arrive. >>> back here, the other story we're talking about here tonight is the snow and the new round of cold temperatures. in ellicott city, the snow made for a beautiful picture this morning. most areas saw a couple of inches. some even got their snow blower out. i can't believe that. residents insy -- in cockeysville didn't find much pleasure, though. a live look outside right now. you can see, hopefully. there you go. skies have cleared. but it is pretty. but it is cold out there. how low will these temperatures go. and what about this wind? meteorologist tim will
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Jan 5, 2010 5:00pm EST
america and around the world. >> reporter: president obama wants his national security team to pursue better ways to screen airline passengers and coordinate the government's terrorist watch list. >> the president understands and believes wholeheartedly that keeping the american people safe and secure is his first job. >> reporter: since the failed plane bombing christmas day, dozens of suspected terrorists have been added to government databases and the transportation security administration is ordering airlines in 14 countries to give full body patdowns and body screens to every passenger heading to the u.s. but president obama says the best way to prevent another security breakdown like the one that allowed a nigerian man to board a plane with explosives in his underwear is to make sure all intelligence agencies are sharing intelligence. a full report on the botched attacks is still week as way. the tsa is rushing to add body scanners to airport checkpoint as cross the country. critics call them digital strip searches but security experts say they are necessary. >> most americans w
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Jan 6, 2010 6:00pm EST
ground breaking series, where america stands, begins tomorrow night on the cbs evening news. >>> here's the information from wall street today. wall street today. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,, just trying . >>> well, we would be in store for some snow later in case you haven't heard. what can we expect? wjz is live with first warning complete weather coverage. bob will update the complete forecast, but first, bernadette woods is in the outback with more on what we can expect tomorrow. >> reporter: we'll start out with a bit of sunshine and temperatures in the 20s, then as we head through the afternoon, the clouds will quickly take over. by tomorrow night the snow is going to move in. there is a chance for a couple of inches accumulation generally 1 to 3 around the region as we head tomorrow night into early friday morning. here's bob. >> that obviously could play into plans for friday morning. drive times have to be watched but it looks like salt will handle most of this pretty effectively. 38 tomorrow, not too bad. increasing clouds and snow late tomorrow night and into f
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Jan 14, 2010 5:00pm EST
will do america proud. >> reporter: the at any point want -- hopes to have it there by late next week. it is an open-ended mission. >> there is one question that has been pouring into the wjz newsroom since the earthquake hit. that's "how can i help?" denise is at wjz.com with more on that. >> reporter: well, there is a lot of information out there right now about helping people with haiti. but not all of it is credible. on wjz.com, you can find a complete list of the best ways to send aid. you can donate $10 to the red cross by texting haiti to 90999. charges will appear on your cell phone bill. on wjz.com, you can also find detailless about donating to musician wicliff john's charity, yele haiti or to doctors without borders. there are some scams out there. the fbi says when donating, do not send cash. your safest donation is a check, made out to an organization, not an individual. mary? >> all right, denise. and you can find links to little organizations that denise -- to the organizations that denise just mention. ed. >>> we are learning that a johns hopkins nonprofit are searchin
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Jan 26, 2010 6:00am EST
america today. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> pullet. >> it is all true but i am still a fat, bald guy. it would be so much better if i looked thin and cool and hip. but i am what you see. >> yeah but your characters are. >> the characters are okay. >> thin, cool and hip. >> well, he's not particularly hip because he wouldn't understand or believe in hip. he is thin and by his stamina and grace unpressure i would certainly define as cool but hip would mean nothing to him. >> he has got hair. i mean my universe i guess certain -- >> there you go. >> okay. whatever. >> from guys like you all the time. [ laughter ] >> interestingly enough we will talk about a really, a really cool book about snipers and a sniper taking out other snipers. thes a good novel. we will get to the book in a second. in your own real word world, do you some times live in this imaginary world, do you create it for ideas. >> when you work on a book, the book becomes the world, and reality becomes an interruption. and it is very annoying for your loved ones because you're not really there, most of the
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Jan 26, 2010 4:00pm EST
tonight's school watch report at 5:00. >>> america's waiting to hear from president barack obama in his first state of the union address tomorrow night. the speech is expected to focus on jobs. joel brown reports the president could bring some government spending to a halt. >> reporter: president obama is still pitting the fun finishing -- finishing touches on tomorrow night's state of the union but many people know what they want to hear already. >> without jobs the middle class can't survive. >> deficit reduction would be a great thing. let's stop spending the money. >> the money has been put into the system but we haven't seen any progress. >> reporter: with jobs in the economy topping the list of concerns, the president plans to use the speech to reconnect with the middle class, spelling out new initiatives like child care tax breaks and student loan deferments but with the budget deficit now estimated to hit $1.3 trillion they are making modest plans to end new spending. they will call on congress to impose a three year freeze on many government programs. the white house says that
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Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
to sleep tonight. she said they didn't. >> he's news director for the voice of america in d.c. we will keep you posted on the sechuation in haiti throughout the morning. we'll update information throughout the day on wjz.com. >>> back here a shooting outside douglas high school leads to a trail of blood leading to the mall. we're life outside the mall. good morning once again, andrea. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. shops here are expected to open in the next two to three hours and no doubt they've been cleaning up as blood was tracked inside from a shooting victim. >> it was a large crime scene in northwest baltimore, almost completely surrounding the mall. baltimore police say a fight broke out at a basketball game inside douglas high school tuesday night about 7:00 p.m. it spilled out on to a median strip. there police say one male shot a 19-year-old man in the face. >> it's natural. now days it's natural. it's just natural in baltimore city. >> it shouldn't be. >> reporter: police and witnesses tell us the victim ran to the mall. crime tape on the upper level marked an ai
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Jan 25, 2010 5:00pm EST
voters he gets it. >> do you feel that the president is still in touch with middle class america? >> no. i think he comes across the as being kind of an elitist. kind of like a professor, talking great ideals. >> reporter: others wish the changed candidate obama would have come faster. >> part of me is really a realist who understands that boy, a year is not a long time. >> reporter: by focusing on jobs in the economy, the white house hopes the president will reconnect with american during the state of the union address, and buy more time to turn things around. in washington, joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> and analysts say president obama's state of the union address will not reshape his agenda. it will only defend the campaign he ran on. kai? >> reporter: if you're waiting for someone to get home from work, let's check on the roads with sharon gibala, at wjz traffic control. >> reporter: a nice quiet commute for this monday afternoon. only three accidents. all of them in the city. minor ones. and park heights avenue at west cold spring lane. otherwise, there's a look at the
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Jan 26, 2010 5:00pm EST
is the most productive plant in the united states of america. >> reporter: the money will go toward a new facility that will build electric motors to be used in hybrid and electric cars and trucks. >> this is the first facility here in the entire country to make these electric motors. >> the expansion of this plant will generate a significant influx of income and jobs in the greater baltimore area. >> reporter: allison says 200 people will be added to their staff. and the announcement ensures current employees job security. >> being a gm employee for as long as i have, this is actually new. and you went from having jobs that were in mexico, or potentially in mexico, now coming to us here in maryland. >> reporter: the plant first went green by manufacturing hybrid transitions. -- transmissions. >> this is a big announcement for maryland. and potentially a big announcement for our country. because this is the generation of electric ride motors for automobiles. >> reporter: in addition to the 200 jobs created here in maryland, gm estimates some 1700 new jobs will be created nationwide.
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Jan 4, 2010 4:00pm EST
the florida keys. now they recognized him in a preview of americas most wanted and called the shows tip line. he's been hiding out since police say he gunned down his twin sisters, and a six year old cousin at a family dinner on thanksgiving day. some family members say the arrest brings them relief. >> i'm glad the monster is in the cage, you know? i was hoping it would be over with quickly and it would just be ended but now he's at least he's caught. >> police say he checked into a hotel using a fake name. he also covered his blue toyota to conceal it from officers and stockpile canned food so he wouldn't have to leave his room. >> ky, thank you very much. he remains in custody tonight facing four counts of first degree murder. >>> a gunman opened fire on two officers at a federal court house in las vegas and tonight we've learned one of those officers died. we have new reaction from witnesses. >> reporter: shooting outside of a las vegas courthouse. >> a witness who says he took his home video near the federal building in downtown las vegas could hear gun shot after gun shot bein
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Jan 7, 2010 6:00pm EST
liberty airport after an officer leaves his post unguard unguarded. and where america stands in the battle against obesity and what's being done to save our children. >> just what i used to look like and then what i look like now kind of upsets me. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening. everyone. the white house laid it all out today, just how u.s. intelligence failed to detect and stop that christmas day
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Jan 6, 2010 6:00am EST
and protect america. >> president obama didn't say if anyone would be held accountable for the mishap and the white house continues to say he stands by his top officials. still some experts say it may change. >> there could be some others from the second tier cia officials or fbi who could be in jeopardy of losing their job so we may not have heard the end of all this. >> but for now officials are focused on keeping the nation safe. >> president obama has already ordered enhanced security procedures and changes to the terrorist watch list and no fly list and he promises even more new measures are on the way. >>> and we're learning more this morning about last weekend's security breach at new jersey's airport. security officials now admit they have no idea who walked into the airport without any screening whatsoever because airport security cameras weren't working at the time and hadn't been working for almost a week. >>> turning to sports the man they call the big unit is calling it a career. pitcher randy johnson says he's retiring after 22 seasons. the 46-year-old is a five t
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Jan 18, 2010 4:00pm EST
back in the spotlight with reports prom companys including citigroup and bank of america, not just the banks other companies reporting a ibm, google, continental and starbucks. bank stocks led the market south, loan losses at jp morgan retail banking discouraged investors, the dow gave back more than 100 points in the nasdaq composite slipped 29. more clues about the economic recovery with fresh figures on home construction and inflation. u.s. transportation department says united airlines must pay a 30,000-dollar fine for failing to include a federal tax when it quoted airfares on web site. united omitted 7.5% excise tax from search results on its site. left out of the fare for 2.5 days. track the latest at cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> coming up at 4:00, consumer alert, fda says a chemical found in plastics and other household products could put your child's health in danger. >>> controversial recommendation, why a government panel says 6 year olds should be screened for obesity. >>> is it the middle of january? update on the weather is coming up next. >>> for updates and first warning
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Jan 20, 2010 6:00pm EST
america. stop this process. >> reporter: the fop is fired up because republican scott brown captured the senate seat once held by the late democratic icon, ted kennedy. brown's upset win sent political shock waves through the capital. he gives the republicans the 41st vote needed to block the democrat health overhaul. >> to have the one-size-fits- all attitude doesn't work. >> brown won by appeal appealing to the country's anger about the economy and overspending. but some say it wasn't indicative of the president. >> yesterday, it was a year ago. and it continues today. >> reporter: before the massachusetts vote democrats in the house and senate had already started trying to work out the differences between their two versions of the healthcare bill. party leaders insist they've come too far to give up now. >> we will move forward with their considerations in mind. but we will move forward. >>> many moderate democrats worry that sticking to the current healthcare plan will only bring more defeats in this fall's elections. worries that will make it harder for president obama to find suppo
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Jan 28, 2010 6:19pm EST
america stands in the battle against cancer. >> they tell you you have six months and what are you going to do in six months? >> couric: finding hope and cracking the genetic code. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. millions of vehicles recalled, sales suspended, production stopped, and just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for toyota, it has. the recall for defective gas pedals has spread to china and europe, and in this country, jeff glor tells us, another million-plus toyota cares and s.u.v.s were added to the recall list. >> reporter: for the world's biggest automaker, the problem
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